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View our Virtual Open Day Presentations

14/05/2020 - 10:31

As we can't see you in person right now, our lecturers have all prepared outlines of what you can expect on their courses by recording...

East Durham College to Hold its First Virtual Open Day Event on 4th May 2020

21/04/2020 - 13:52

May the fourth be with you in choosing your college, as you can now take part in a virtual open day with East Durham College....

East Durham College Makes Commitment to Support Students and Staff with their Mental Health and Wellbeing

06/03/2020 - 09:38

Staff and students standing with AOC posters next to mental health awareness board

East Durham College has reaffirmed their commitment to staff and students by signing up to a brand new national mental health and wellbeing charter -...

Second, Third and Fourth Place Prizes for Barbering Students Elle, Simone and Jess

26/02/2020 - 11:57

Massive congrats are in order for three of our Level 3 barbering students as they aced a National Barbering competition!

Elle Matcalfe, Jessica Filby and...

East Durham College Accredited to the Matrix Standard

24/02/2020 - 13:14

Matrix standard logo

East Durham College has once again been accredited to the matrix Standard, demonstrating the high-quality careers and course information, advice and guidance services we provide...

Huge Success for Team EDC At Regional Hair/Beauty Competitions

12/02/2020 - 09:36

East Durham College students with medals and certificates standing outside hair salon

East Durham College’s hair and beauty team are celebrating this week after picking up a bumper crop of awards at this year’s Regional Association of Hairdressers...

Constructing Careers for East Durham College Students

27/01/2020 - 13:28

Three men on construction site smiling at camera

A North East developer is amongst the first to pilot a new industrial programme, which is helping to construct careers.

Jay Dixon (17) from Murton...

East Durham College Shortlisted at the Tes FE Awards 2020

20/01/2020 - 09:32

Staff and students of the Engage programme at East Durham College

East Durham College is thrilled to announce that its Engage 14-16 programme has been shortlisted for an award at the Tes FE Awards 2020.


EDC Students Get Involved in one of the North East’s Largest Wildlife Conservation Projects

21/11/2019 - 15:41

Land and Wildlife Management students at East Durham College recently got involved in a huge project with Durham Wildlife Trust, to preserve the green infrastructure...

Celeb Hairstylist Lee Stafford Live in the North East this November

21/10/2019 - 08:53

Celebrity hairstylist Lee Staford working in salon with East Durham College logo

East Durham College is thrilled to announce that celebrity hairstylist Lee Stafford will be returning to the college for a special Employers’ Event and on-stage...

Doggy Models Needed for FREE Grooming Sessions at Houghall!

08/10/2019 - 10:49

Spaniel looks at owner in woods, with East Durham College Houghall campus logo

East Durham College is putting out an appeal to the doggie owners of County Durham – how would your dog like to be a pampered...

East Durham College Set to Launch New Indian Cooking Short Courses

02/10/2019 - 10:44

Indian food in pots with graphic new Indian cooking short course

Our new Indian Cooking Short Course will teach you everything you need to master the skill and ability to create beautiful Indian dishes. 

East Durham...

Former EDC student designs Hyundai i10 interior

24/09/2019 - 09:52

Hayley Chalmers is a former East Durham College art and design student, originally from Shotton Colliery. She recently designed the Hyundai i10 interior as part...

Peter Jones Enterprise Academy Student Successfully Re-brands Local Primary School with his Innovative Logo Design

18/09/2019 - 13:42

The future is looking bright in business for East Durham College Peter Jones academy student Callum Wade, as he recently rebranded Ribbon Academy, a local...

Former EDC Student Preparing for The Boxing Opportunity of His Life

12/09/2019 - 08:55

Photo of Darren in the ring at the time he attended EDC

Darren Surtees is a former bricklaying student at East Durham College who is now pursuing a career in boxing. As he makes waves across the...

East Durham College Apprenticeship Team Manufacturing Opportunities at VBites

11/09/2019 - 11:07

Calvin Wise, Ben Bridges, Szymon Gruchala, Heather Mills, Stephanie Cain and Emma Norbury Outside VBites Factory in Peterlee

A trio of talented young engineers are getting their teeth into life in the real workplace as they have been taken on as manufacturing apprentices...

Creating Job Opportunities with Bishops Beds

09/09/2019 - 10:15

At East Durham College, we work closely with local organisations around the North East to help provide them with a skilled workforce.

The college recently...

East Durham College to Launch New Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care

20/08/2019 - 15:30

Students throwing mortar boards into the air

East Durham College is thrilled to announce the launch of a new Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care, in partnership with the University of...

East Durham College Student Wins Silver in the Female Welterweight Division at the European Universities Taekwondo Championships

07/08/2019 - 09:20

East Durham College student Simone Abley with her competitors 2019

Talented East Durham College student Simone Abley has achieved the silver medal in the female welterweight division at the European Universities Taekwondo Championships held in...

Prestigious Agriculture Award for East Durham College Student Michael

05/08/2019 - 15:03

East Durham College Student Michael Hogg presented with award

A talented young agriculture student is already growing his future in the industry after receiving a Best Student in Agriculture award at this year’s Great...